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Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc. Announces Filing of Definitive Proxy Statement and Date of Special Meeting of Shareholders
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Sept. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:AHG) today announced that the definitive proxy statement has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the pending merger between Apria and an affiliate of The Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX). Apria also announced that a special meeting of its shareholders to consider a proposal to approve the merger agreement between Apria and Blackstone has been scheduled for Friday, October 10, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., local time at 26220 Enterprise Court (Building 26210 - Sawgrass Room), Lake Forest, California. Apria's shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 18, 2008 will be entitled to vote at the special meeting.
Solutia Assesses Impact of Hurricane Ike On Texas Plant
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE:SOA) is assessing the impact of Hurricane Ike on its nylon chemical plant in Alvin, Texas. Preliminary assessments have revealed no flood damage, although some wind damage has occurred. No other Solutia plants were impacted by Hurricane Ike.
Msnbc.com Launches 'Turning Points With Tom Brokaw'
REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, msnbc.com launched "Turning Points with Tom Brokaw," an original eight-part web series featuring historic elections that changed America. Tom Brokaw, NBC News Special Correspondent and interim moderator of "Meet the Press," recaps these pivotal events and provides perspective on the political triumphs and defeats. Each Tuesday, leading up to this year's presidential election on November 4, msnbc.com will introduce a new installment of the series with exclusive video selected from NBC News' archives along with historical essays and multimedia features.
LBO Capital Corp.
LBO Capital Corp. Completes Acquisition of Global Tech International and Advanced Digital Components
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LBO Capital Corp. (Other OTC:LBOA), a Colorado corporation ("LBO Capital"), announced today its completed acquisition from Longborough Capital, PLC, a UK publicly listed company ("Longborough"), of two subsidiaries, Global Tech International, Inc. ("GTI") and Advanced Digital Components, Inc. ("ADCI"), Delaware corporations.
Foundry Networks, Inc.
Foundry Networks Ranks 31 On InformationWeek 500 for 2008
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and MANHASSET, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, today announced that it was the highest rated networking manufacturing company and ranked number 31 on the prestigious InformationWeek 500 list for 2008. Foundry was recognized as a top Business Technology Innovator for the implementation of its high-performance and industry-leading IT infrastructure. The ranking was announced on Sept. 15, 2008 during the InformationWeek 500 Conference in Dana Point, Calif.
Fallbrook Art Center
Fallbrook Art Center Gets Down to Earth
FALLBROOK, Calif., Sept. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The colors, materials and inspiration for much of the world's fine artwork comes from the world around us. Whether it's clay in ceramics, pigments in oils or silica used to form glass, nature has an elemental influence on creativity and the final artistic product.
Lincoln Bancorp Announces Dividend
PLAINFIELD, Ind., Sept. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Bancorp (Nasdaq:LNCB), the holding company of Lincoln Bank, announces that the Board of Directors, at their September 16, 2008 regular Board meeting, declared a cash dividend of $.14 on each share of its Common Stock for the third quarter ending September 30, 2008. The dividend is payable October 15, 2008 to shareholders of record on September 30, 2008.